Did you know, you can listen to your documents? Office 2010 can read it out for you. Click on the arrow next to Quick Access Toolbar (QAT) > More commands…

It’ll open Word Options Window, Select ‘All Commands’ and scroll down to select ‘Speak’ and click on ‘Add >>’, click OK.

In Excel you have more Speak Command Options-

Now Open the document you want to hear Office2010 Read it for you. Select the portion or all of text you want to hear. And click on the Speak button on QAT and listen to your document.

Source: [Tip] Office2010 can read out documents for you